Fashion Designer, Childrenswear

Pippo e Peppa
24 Nov 2021
23 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

The Italian fashion brand for children's clothes and accessories PIPPO & PEPPA is looking for a Designer responsible for the process of conceptualizing and implementing new lines of the brand.

Our ideal candidate is above all creative, free-thinking and able to handle ideas, making them attractive to the audience, good for the nature and sustainable end product.

How does the process work?

We will rely on your innate sense and conscious efforts to study current fashion trends, predict future trends among consumers and draw inspiration from the world around you, in order to create fresh and original designs.

Once you have a concept, you will have complete freedom to make decisions about fabrics, patterns, colors and patterns that meet the highest aesthetic and functional standards in children's fashion. For this purpose, you will receive only brief information to work on - basic specifications related to color, fabric and budget.

In the process, the designer creates sample designs, corrects them and improves them until he is satisfied with the end result.

What will be your responsibilities?

The designer will work with an extended team that supports his efforts and is committed to contributing to their success in all available ways. In an atmosphere of shared vision and values, your role will be:

  • Create or visualize ideas and make designs - by hand or with the help of computer aided design (CAD).
  • Create “Moodboards” to present the basic concept of the product and / or the product line.
  • To keep up with emerging fashion trends, as well as general trends related to fabrics, colors and shapes in children's fashion.
  • Plan and develop ranges, often based on a predefined theme.
  • Actively cooperate with the design team, including buyers and retailers, in order to develop products that fits a short description.
  • Maintain close liaison with sales, purchasing and production teams on an ongoing basis to ensure that items meet customer, market and brand pricing policies.
  • To show attention and understanding to the design from a technical point of view, including the production of models and technical specifications for projects.
  • Adapt existing mass production projects.
  • Develop patterns that are cut and sewn into clothing patterns and control their creation, including sizing, detailing and adaptation.
  • Participate in displaying your designs at fashion and other trade shows.

What are the requirements for candidates?

Your qualification must combine technical and design skills - a combination that will allow you to present your ideas in the most accessible and successful way possible.

The expertise and skills you should possess cover the spectrum of:

  • Art and design;
  • Fashion and fashion design;
  • Fashion business;
  • Purchasing fashion, marketing and communication;
  • Clothing technology;
  • Graphic design;
  • Textiles and textile design.

What skills are you expected to have for the position?

Creative bias and flexibility are a huge advantage for our candidates, especially when lined with:

  • Creativity, innovation and a sense of fashion trends;
  • Eye for color and feel for fabrics and materials;
  • Ability to generate ideas and concepts, use your initiative and think outside the box;
  • Design and visualization skills, manually or by computer-aided design (CAD);
  • Technical skills, including model cutting and sewing;
  • Skills and knowledge of clothing technologies;
  • Proactive approach and initiative thinking;
  • Trade awareness and business orientation;
  • Self-promotion and self-confidence;
  • Interpersonal, communication and networking skills;
  • Ability to negotiate and influence others;
  • Skills to work in an extended team;
  • Good organization and time management;

Your experience with established brands and portfolios should clearly demonstrate your ability to create and design attractive products that combine creativity with technical precision.

What will we offer you in return?

In order for our joint work to be mutually satisfying, we offer you the following advantages as a designer of our brand:

  • Workplace - home office;
  • Employment contract;
  • High and strong competitive pay between 4,000 and 8,000 euros net per month;
  • Career opportunities in a fast-growing Italian fashion brand;
  • Competitive remuneration with adequate updates;
  • Flexible working conditions with a focus on the balance between personal and professional well-being;
  • Laptop and optional software;

*Candidates must submit a portfolio or work samples to be considered.  A design assessment may be assigned.

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